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Yorhel’s Projects

Hello visitor!

Welcome to my little website. I spend a fair amount of my free time developing and contributing to free and open source software. This website is home to several of these projects. I hope that you’ll find something useful among the crap I’ve written over the years. :)

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2024-04-21 - torreas 0.3 released
Updated for Zig 0.12. Homepage - Changelog.
2024-04-21 - ncdu 1.20 & 2.4 released
Man page rewritten in mdoc, revert the default color scheme to off, Zig 0.12 and some minor stuff. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2024-01-07 - ncdc 1.24 released
A bunch of small fixes and updates that accumulated over the years, nothing special. Ncdc homepage - changelog
2023-12-10 - torreas 0.2 released
Adds support for partial reassembly and fixes a bug. Homepage - Changelog.
2023-11-03 - New tool: torreas
I wrote a little tool to reassemble torrent files, more information available on its homepage.
2023-09-11 - ncdu 1.19 released
Fixes a typo in the --exclude-from option and backports the CLI option to disable natural sorting and the little indicator in the footer whether apparent size or disk usage is being displayed. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2023-08-04 - ncdu 2.3 released
This release adds a CLI option to disable natural sorting, a little indicator in the footer whether apparent size or disk usage is being displayed and a few build system improvements. This release requires Zig 0.11. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2023-02-12 - ncdu 1.18.1 released
Fix bug causing builds to fail on platforms other than Linux. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2023-01-19 - ncdu 2.2.2 released
Updated for Zig 0.10.x, compilation with 0.9.x is no longer supported. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2023-01-18 - TUWF 1.5 released
This release contains several years worth of fixes and feature additions. Homepage - Changelog
2022-12-23 - New article: Overengineering Title Preferences for VNDB
A detailed look into the implementation of title preferences on VNDB and a bunch of PostgreSQL experiments. Read more.
2022-12-06 - ncdu 1.18 released
Backports configuration file support and a whole bunch of CLI flags from the 2.x branch. Also fixes drawing a pwoper background with the default color scheme. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2022-10-25 - ncdu 2.2.1 released
Fixes a bug with color rendering on FreeBSD and MacOS. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2022-10-17 - ncdu 2.2 released
Improves exclude pattern matching performance, draws a proper background with the default color scheme and fixes a bug with exporting file names containing certain control characters. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2022-09-27 - ncdc 1.23.1 released
Fixes a buffer overflow in IPv6 address formatting. Ncdc homepage - changelog
2022-05-30 - ncdc 1.23 released
A bunch of small fixes and updates that accumulated over the years, nothing special. Ncdc homepage - changelog
2022-04-28 - ncdu 1.17 and 2.1.2 released
2.1.2 fixes a possible crash when shortening unicode filenames and 1.17 improves system compatibility and backports a few features from the 2.x branch: colors by default and natural sorting. Ncdu homepage - v1 changelog - v2 changelog.
2022-04-27 - nginx-confgen 2.1 released
Improved handling of map blocks and a few minor fixes. Homepage - Changelog.
2022-03-25 - ncdu 2.1.1 released
A minor bugfix release: fixes a typo, a possible crash when refreshing and reverts the default --graph-style to hash characters. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2022-02-07 - ncdu 2.1 released
This release order file names using natural sorting, unicode box drawing characters for the size bar, a --graph-style option, and fixes a few minor bugs. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2022-01-01 - ncdu 2.0.1 released
Just two minor build fixes: one fix for systems where the wcwith() function wasn’t correctly imported, another fix to add a ZIG_FLAGS option to the Makefile. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2021-12-21 - ncdu 2.0 released
The first stable release of the new ncdu rewrite in Zig. This comes with several UI and performance improvements over the C version. Requires Zig 0.9.0. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2021-07-22 - ncdu 2.0-beta1 released
This marks the initial beta version of a complete rewrite of ncdu, written in Zig. This version significantly reduces memory usage and improves hard link counting. Full release announcement - Ncdu homepage.
2021-07-02 - ncdu 1.16 released
A minor feature & bugfix release. This adds dynamic sizing of the file size bar, an $NCDU_LEVEL environment variable when spawning a subshell, more file mode flags and allows for a few future extensions to the JSON dump format. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2020-10-22 - nginx-confgen 2.0 released
Completely rewritten in C for easier, more portable and more lightweight builds. Variables are now globally scoped, pre_if supports braces, improved error reporting and a whole bunch of other improvements. Homepage - Changelog.
2020-06-10 - ncdu 1.15.1 released
Fixes two bugs introduced in 1.15: Fix building on older Linux systems and revert to the old follow-firmlinks-by-default behavior on macOS. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2020-05-30 - ncdu 1.15 released
This release adds support for excluding Linux pseudo filesystems (--exclude-kernfs), detects and skips MacOS firmlinks by default (old behavior is available through --follow-firmlinks) and fixes a few bugs. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2020-02-10 - ncdu 1.14.2 released
Another minor bugfix release. This fixed compilation on GCC 10, reduces memory usage for hardlink detection a little bit and fixes a minor display issue when scanning more than 10 million files. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2019-08-13 - New article: From SQL to Nested Data Structures
How to easily fetch complex nested data structures from a normalized relational database. Read more.
2019-08-05 - ncdu 1.14.1 released
A minor bugfix release. This fixes the --exclude-caches option, intermittend early exit on OS X and improves handling of out-of-memory scenarios. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2019-07-06 - TUWF 1.3.1 & 1.4 released
Just fixes a minor issue with the tests on older Perls. Homepage - Changelog
2019-06-17 - TUWF 1.3 released
This release introduces a new and much more flexible data validation module to replace the old kv_validate(). Validation schemas defined this way can also be used for JSON coercion, HTML5 validation pattern generation and code generation for Elm - but those features are all still somewhat experimental and undocumented. Additionally there’s now an option to have outgoing emails written to the log file instead of actually sending them, which is useful when debugging. Homepage - Changelog
2019-06-03 - ncdc 1.22.1 released
This release fixes a segfault that may happen when connecting with other ADC clients. This bug was introduced in 1.22. Additionally, static binaries are now available for AArch64. Homepage - Changelog.
2019-05-14 - New article: Fast Key Lookup with a Small Read-Only Database
How to quickly check if a password is in a large (but nicely compressed) dictionary. Some code and a few benchmarks. Read more.
2019-04-30 - ncdc 1.22 released
There has been a little bit of renewed interest since the 1.21 release, so we have a few (small) new features and improvements. It’s now possible to browse someone’s file list directly from the connections tab, there’s support for multiple upload slots per user and support for ALPN on TLS hubs. Homepage - Changelog.
2019-03-26 - ncdc 1.21 released
A long-overdue release of ncdc with some improvements that have been sitting idle in the git repository for far too long. This release adds support for libmaxminddb, free slot broadcasting, skipping downloading files you already have and indicating shared/queued files in the search window and file browser. Homepage - Changelog.
2019-03-23 - Bug tracker migration to Gitea

The bug trackers that used to be embedded in this website have now been migrated to Gitea issues. The bug trackers of the following projects can now be found at these new locations:

2019-02-04 - ncdu 1.14 released
This release adds mtime display & sorting, a limited form of –follow-symlinks, can display larger file counts in the file browser and fixes a few bugs you weren’t likely to trigger anyway. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.
2018-02-23 - nginx-confgen 1.2 released
This release significantly improves the parser to accept more syntax and fixes string quoting, variable formatting and escape sequences. Homepage - Changelog.
2018-02-18 - TUWF 1.2 released
This release includes a large number of API additions to improve ergonomics and adds support for a build-in web server, JSON requests/responses and a whole lot more. Homepage - Changelog.
2018-01-29 - ncdu 1.13 released
This release adds color support and an extended information mode, keeping track of file mode, ownership and modification times. Also fixes a few bugs. Ncdu homepage - Changelog.